Waiting for Legal Advice

WAG 1293


This interior of a Liverpool solicitor's office shows an old man ready for an argument. In the background, two clerks whisper behind a screen. The artist has paid significant attention to capturing the detail of the scene, even including the Liverpool Almanack and Table stuck on the wall. Campbell's own father worked for the Sun Insurance Company in Liverpool and the artist was no doubt familiar with the warren of clerk's offices in Liverpool's city centre.